Quinolone Antibiotics Linked to Peripheral Neuropathy

Potent quinolone antibiotics, such as Cipro (ciproflaxin), Levaquin (loevoflaxin) and Avelox (moxifolxacin), carry the risk of dangerous side effects including peripheral neuropathy, a nerve disorder characterized by symptoms of tingling, numbness, unusual sensations, weakness, burning pain, or a change in sensation to... Read More »

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Gap, Banana Republic Sale Advertisements Under Legal Scrutiny

  A class action lawsuit investigation has been launched to find consumers who were misled by sale advertisements for Banana Republic and Gap Inc. In the U.S., advertisers are regulated under  consumer protection laws pertaining to false advertising. Various retailers have faced... Read More »

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Benicar Lawsuit Claims Drug Causes Severe Diarrhea

  Japanese drug maker Daiichi Sankyo has been hit with another Benicar lawsuit claiming the blood pressure medication caused sprue-like enteropathy, a gastrointestinal problem that mimics the symptoms of celiac disease and causes chronic diarrhea and substantial weight loss. Illinois plaintiff Deborah Dirksen alleges in the... Read More »

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Verdict Upheld in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Asbestos Lawsuit

An Ohio appeals court has upheld a verdict in favor of a man who claims he developed Hodgkin’s lymphoma as a result of asbestos exposure. The defendant, Ford Motor Company, initially appealed the jury verdict in favor of Plaintiff Brett Walker. The... Read More »

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FDCPA Violation Lawsuit Filed Against BofA, Nationstar

A Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) lawsuit was filed by a Kansas man against against Nationstar Mortgage and Bank of America. Plaintiff Thurman Hosler and his mother found a home in Wichita, Kan. in 2005. They signed a mortgage with Wilmington... Read More »

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Third Senator Pressures FDA on Power Morcellators

A third senator has joined a growing group of politicians concerned about power morcellation and the alleged connection between this type of surgery and advanced uterine cancer. Morcellation is a surgical procedure wherein surgeons cut up tissue or organs before removing it... Read More »

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Tylenol Liver Failure Lawsuit Filed

A Tylenol liver failure lawsuit was filed against the drug manufacturer McNeill-PPC (a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson). The Tylenol lawsuit alleges side effects of Extra Strength Tylenol caused severe injury to a Wisconsin woman, leaving her with acute liver damage. Plaintiff Antonia... Read More »

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Woman Says Cymbalta Caused Stevens Johnson Syndrome

An Arkansas woman is suing Eli Lilly, manufacturer of the antidepressant Cymbalta, saying the drug caused Stevens Johnson syndrome (SJS), a potentially life-threatening skin disease manifested by a rash similar to a burn. Plaintiff Cristol Hutchinson accuses Eli Lilly of failing to... Read More »

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Pros and Cons of Stomach Stapling Surgery

A stomach stapling class action lawsuit investigation has been launched to explore the possibility of legal action based on allegations that the procedure is too dangerous. Stomach stapling surgery is a form of gastric bypass surgery, a weight loss surgery. These types... Read More »

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29 GM Faulty Ignition Death Claims Approved

General Motors has so far approved 29 death claims and 27 injury claims paid from its defective ignition switch compensation fund, according to a recent report by the Detroit News. The total number of GM ignition switch injury claims filed as of... Read More »

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Xarelto Study Recommends Blood Tests for Patients

Researchers have published a new study suggesting that clinical monitoring may help spot patients at risk for Xarelto bleeding before they suffer Xarelto side effects. Xarelto is a type of drug called an anticoagulant, or blood thinner. Anticoagulants like Xarelto interfere with... Read More »

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Talc Powder Cancer Studies Produce Mixed Results

Several studies have looked at the possible link between talc powder and ovarian cancer and lung cancer, with mixed findings. Some studies report a slightly increased risk, while others have found no increase. The evidence is insufficient to conclude that use of... Read More »

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Mirena Pseudotumor Cerebri Injury Patients Want MDL

The most recent Mirena allegations indicate that the intrauterine device caused harmful neurological side effects, in addition to perforation problems. The Mirena IUD is a small T-shaped device that is directly inserted into the uterus. It acts as a long-term birth control product that... Read More »

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